Double Daffodil (Narcissus 'Yellow Cheerfulness') in the Daffodils Database

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Common names:
Give a thumbs up Double Daffodil
Give a thumbs up Double Narcissus
Give a thumbs up Daffodil

Also sold as:
Ruth Fox

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: 2 -3 double primrose yellow flowers / stem
Bloom season: L - Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: Eggink Bros
Year of registration: pre 1937
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Seed parent: Cheerfulness sport
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Award of Merit
First Class Certificate
Links: DaffSeek - Daffodil Database
RHS - Daffodil Register

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 14 to 16"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Other: dark green foliage
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Gophers/Voles
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrels
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: Award of Merit, First Class Certificate
Parentage: Sport of: Cherrfulness

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Comments:
Posted by critterologist (Frederick, MD - Zone 6b) on May 18, 2015 9:57 AM

Small, sweet-scented yellow blooms nearly always come in pairs. This heirloom definitely has a "grandma's garden" feel. Plant it with its sister, 'Cheerfulness', or with other bunch-flowering daffodils for a delicate display.

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aspenhill On October 22, 2016 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-Atlantic forum 2016 Fall Bulb Group Buy, pickup at fall swap by critterologist Nov 24, 2016 5:26 PM 154
Easy reference list for Narcissus with the Award of Garden Merit by Cantillon Oct 3, 2014 2:57 PM 0
Need a daffodil ID, please! by Natalie Apr 13, 2014 6:36 PM 14
Daffy dillies! by critterologist May 17, 2013 4:56 PM 307
Fall Bulbs/Part 2 - Co-op by Woodthrush by woodthrush Jul 22, 2011 5:14 PM 0

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